Dissomphalus plaumanni Evans, 1964

Azevedo, Celso O., 2017, Review of Dissomphalus Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Panama, with key to the Central American species, Zootaxa 4335 (1), pp. 1-72 : 54

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Dissomphalus plaumanni Evans, 1964


Dissomphalus plaumanni Evans, 1964

Dissomphalus plaumanni Evans, 1964: 47 , 52, 58–59 (♂, holotype from Santa Catarina, BMNH, figs 19, 27, 32, 35); Azevedo, 1999b: 939 –941; 2003: 26–27; Redighieri & Azevedo, 2004: 330; 2006: 312; Colombo & Azevedo, 2016: 33 View Cited Treatment –34.

Diagnosis. Mandible tetradentate. Clypeus trapezoidal. Tergal process lateral with shallow depressions, pair of turbecles with pit of setae on top. Hypopygium with posterior margin convex with small conical expansion. Genitalia: paramere with acute apex and arched inward, dorsal margin developed; aedeagal ventral ramus short than aedeagal dorsal body, as high as base of cuspis; wide; laminar; inner and outer margins straight and slightly convergent; apex acute with outer margin slightly concave with ventral surface slightly directed outward; aedeagal dorsal body with pair of apical lobes, laminar, wide with rounded apex in lateral view, compressed in dorsal view, below the apex. Apodeme extending beyond genital ring.

Remarks. This is one of the most widespread species through the Neotropical region ( Azevedo 1999b) and here more specimens are added. Some variations are worth to mention: median clypeal tooth angulate; median carina clypeal straight and complete; vertex crest straight; tergal process with very small and very shallow depression; pit of tubercle with few setae.

Material examined. Holotype ♂, BRAZIL, Santa Catarina: Nova Teutonia , 26 February 1945, Fritz Plaumann ( BMNH) ; PANAMA, Chiriqui: 17♂, Finca La Suiza near Hornitos , [08°40'N, 82°14'W], 2–6.VI.2000 (6♂) GoogleMaps , 25–6.VI.2000 (11♂), F[light] I[nterception] T[rap], H. & A. Howden [col.] (CNCI); 2♂ Res [erva Florestal] La Fortuna, Viveno , [08°44’39”N, 82°14’15”W], 14–18.VI.1994, A. R. Gillogly [col.] ( CNCI) GoogleMaps ; 1♂ 15 km NW Hato del Volcano , 1200 m [08°46'N, 82°38'W], 24–31.V.1997, Peck & Howden [col.] ( CNCI) GoogleMaps ; Veraguas Pr [ovincia]: 6♂, P[arque] N[acional] Coiba , Isla Coibita, [07º28'09"N, 81º45'24"W], 27–nov–4–dic.1998, (2♂) GoogleMaps , Cerro La Equis , 120 m, 30–nov.–4dic.1998 (2♂) , 100m (1♂), 90m (1♂), Malaise, R. Cambra, S. Bermudez [col.] (MIUP); Colón: 2♂, 14 km N J[un]ct[ion] Escobal r[oa]d and Piña r[oa]d on Piña r[oa]d, ± 20 m, [09°20'N', 79°54'W], 2–3.VI.1995, F[light] I[nterception] T[rap], J. Ashe & R. Brooks [col.] ( CNCI) GoogleMaps ; Old Gamboa : 1♂, C[anal] Z[one], [09°25'N, 80°00'W], 14.XI.1994, F[light] I[nterception] T[rap], P. Windson [col.] ( CNCI) GoogleMaps ; Darién Pr [ovincia]: 30♂ P[arque] N[acional] Darién, Pirre, Est [ación] Rancho Frio , 80 m, [08°00'N, 87°45'W], 16 nov 00 GoogleMaps – 17 ene 2001, Malaise, R. Cambra, A. Santos [col.] (29♂), 21 mar–4 ab 2000, Tr[ampa] Amarilla, Cambra, Santos, Bermudez [col.] (1♂) (MIUP).

Distribution ( Fig. 240 View FIGURES 234 – 243 ). Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil (Pará, Espírito Santo, São Paulo and Paraná).


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Dissomphalus plaumanni Evans, 1964

Azevedo, Celso O. 2017

Dissomphalus plaumanni

Colombo 2016: 33
Redighieri 2004: 330
Azevedo 1999: 939
Evans 1964: 47
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